Your step-by-step guide to developing a career plan

Developing a career plan and setting career goals help focus your job search. Thinking about what you want to do and what you have to do to accomplish these goals can help you find a satisfying job and career. Thinking this through will also help you make the most of your skills and professional experience.

Know what you want

  • Do you want full- or part-time work?

  • What shift do you want to work?

  • How far are you willing to travel to work?

  • What kind of work environment do you prefer?

  • How much do you want to earn?

  • Etc.

Know what you like

  • Do you like to work with other people?

  • Do you prefer to work on a team or independently?

  • Do you like numbers?

  • Do you like to be creative?

  • Etc.

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